Only oil company that bid for ANWR tract gives up its lease

Only oil company that bid for ANWR tract gives up its...

The only oil company that bid in last year’s controversial Arctic National Wildlife Refuge lease sale has dropped the sole tract acquired in that...
A new documentary takes viewers on a paddling journey to Kangirsuk

A new documentary takes viewers on a paddling journey to Kangirsuk

It begins, as documentaries do, with the unknown. A clean slate. An open mind. No inkling what’s to come. Then two people in canoes appear on the...
A changing Arctic could bring ‘potential conflict,’ Biden says

A changing Arctic could bring ‘potential conflict,’ Biden says

WASHINGTON—As climate change causes unprecedented environmental upheaval in the Arctic, it also opens the region to potential conflict, President Joe Biden said on Wednesday. “The...
Russia pauses nuclear safety cooperation with Norway in the north

Russia pauses nuclear safety cooperation with Norway in the north

After receiving more than €2 billion over the last 27 years from Norway to help Russia secure its nuclear dump sites and improve safety...
Equinor makes a significant new Arctic oil discovery

Equinor makes a significant new Arctic oil discovery

Drilling in Arctic waters off northern Norway has revealed up to 50 million barrels of recoverable oil at Snøfonn Nord, near the Johan Castberg...
Biden Administration makes revised proposal to protect Bristol Bay watershed

Biden Administration makes revised proposal to protect Bristol Bay watershed

The Biden administration made a revised proposal on Wednesday to ban the disposal of mining waste in Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed, dealing a potential...
Russia’s climate goals and science are also casualties of Putin’s war in Ukraine

Russia’s climate goals and science are also casualties of Putin’s war in...

As the European Union moves closer to an embargo deal on Russian oil, there is much talk about the impact of war-related sanctions on...
Russia’s new Arctic research ship starts sea trials

Russia’s new Arctic research ship starts sea trials

The 83-meter-long Russian Arctic research ship Severny Polyus ("North Pole") officially started sea trials this week. “There is no other vessel in the world like this...
An earthquake hit north of Norway’s Svalbard

An earthquake hit north of Norway’s Svalbard

OSLO — A magnitude 6 earthquake struck north of the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard on Saturday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center said, though police...
With nickel in high demand, Nornickel expands Kola mine

With nickel in high demand, Nornickel expands Kola mine

The world’s leading nickel producer, Nornickel, intends to dig 300 meters deeper into its Severny-Globoky mine on the Kola Peninsula in Russia's Arctic, according...